Historian and author Liz Gillis is from the Liberties. She has a Degree in Irish History and currently works as a Researcher for the History Show on RTE Radio, and runs Revolution in Dublin Walking Tours. Liz is the Historical Consultant for the new Hyatt Centric: The Liberties hotel and is a lecturer at Champlain College, Dublin. She was a Curatorial Assistant in RTE, specialising in researching the Easter Rising and a tour guide for many years in Kilmainham Gaol. Liz is the author of six books about the Irish Revolution including Women of the Irish Revolution, The Hales Brothers and the Irish Revolution, May 25: The Burning of the Custom House 1921 and co-wrote We Were There: 77 Women of the Easter Rising. Liz has worked as a researcher on numerous publications, television and radio documentaries covering the period. She has participated in many conferences and lectures focusing the Irish Revolution and is co-organiser of the annual conference on the Burning of the Custom House in 1921. In 2018 Liz was a recipient of the Lord Mayor's Award for her contribution to history.